Tomboy is described as 'easy install, cross platform, note taking. Sync notes between systems. Links between notes' and is a well-known app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Tomboy for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and the Web. The best alternative is Joplin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Tomboy are Google Keep (Free), Notion (Freemium), Microsoft OneNote (Freemium) and Simplenote (Free, Open Source).